Found in 186 Collections and/or Records:
Papers and correspondence of Professor Max Born, his wife and children, and material concerning their family history. Including photographs and artefacts.
The collection relates to Burcham's scientific career, especially his work in the high voltage laboratory under M L E Oliphant and P I Dee which was set up to pursue the findings of Sir John Cockcroft and E T S Walton in splitting atomic nuclei.
Papers comprising of correspondence to individuals and organisations; research projects; speeches; the Royal Society; drafts and finished manuscripts; businesses engagements; speeches; photographs; slides; awards and artefacts.
The papers include: account of Oatley's wartime work in the development of radar; papers and correspondence on the development of the Scanning Electron Microscope at the University of Cambridge Engineering Department; papers on Oatley's development of the Electrical Sciences Tripos at Cambridge.
This collection consists mainly of material relating to the development of radar and Eastwood's other scientific work and interests, covering radar, ornithology and defence issues. There are copies of his published works as well as many working papers. There are also personal papers including photographs and diaries plus audio-visual material used by Eastwood for lectures is also included.
Papers relating to Sir Ian Lloyd's personal life, career, work for Parliamentary Science and Technology Committees, speeches, articles and press cuttings.
Papers comprising laboratory notebooks, articles, lectures, correspondence and photographs.
Also includes records of the Kapitza Club, 1922-58 and 1966, and copy papers of the Maud Committee, 1940-1.
With offprints of papers by Ernest Rutherford, 1872-1913.
Personal and scientific papers
Scientific correspondence and papers, mainly on nuclear power.
The collection is divided into three sections:
Section A: Biographical
Section B: Publications, Speeches and Lectures
Section C: Correspondence
Typescript of a review by Lu Gwei-Djen of Manfred Porkert's 'The Theoretical Foundations of Chinese Medicine: Systems of Correspondence', (Massachusetts Institute of Technology Press, 1974), and related documents, 1977-02-03 - 1978-05-02
The related documents comprise a note from the Royal Asiatic Society requesting the review; a copy of the review as published in the 'Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society'.
Letter from Sir John Simon (House of Commons) praising his speech [in the House of Commons defending his decision to keep ceremonial dress for the Guards and the Household Cavalry], promising to praise WSC's appliance of science to war when he gets the chance but adding that he (Simon) "must keep banging away until you meet us on present day needs.".
Letter from James Caird (Roseangle, Dundee, [Angus, Scotland]) to WSC asking for advice on how best to spend a sum for a project with a scientific basis in Scotland.
Letter from WSC to Professor A V Hill [Independent Conservative MP for Cambridge University] sending his good wishes to Indian Men of Science and to the 6 Indian Fellows of the Royal Society and stating that it is a tragedy that science has now to be used for destructive purposes Signed.
Minute [from F A Lindemann, later 1st Lord Cherwell, Prime Minister's Personal Assistant] to WSC on Germany making liquid air explosives. [Copy; given running number 265].
Minute [from F A Lindemann, later 1st Lord Cherwell, Prime Minister's Personal Assistant] to WSC on searchlights on aircraft. [Copy; given running number 264].
Minutes [from F A Lindemann, later 1st Lord Cherwell, Prime Minister's Personal Assistant] to WSC on countering the torpedo threat to convoys and supplying "D.B. 7's". [Copies; given running numbers 257 and 258].
Minute [prepared by F A Lindemann, later 1st Lord Cherwell, Prime Minister's Personal Assistant] to First Lord of the Admiralty [A V Alexander, later 1st Lord Alexander of Hillsborough] on measures against aircraft directing U-boats, suggesting setting up radar stations and disturbing communications. [Copy; given running number 256a].
The UK Archival Thesaurus has been integrated with our catalogue, thanks to Kings College London and the AIM25 project for their support with this.